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The Popularity of Bicycling is Growing

Every morning I wake up, check email and then quickly go to my Google Reader.  It is loaded up with over 200 feeds and I do my best to jog through them in the morning or over lunch, each day. One of the common trends for this morning was that many people think that bicycling [...]

Burley Travoy – A New Generation of Trailers

While at Frostbike a few weeks back we were introduced to the Burley Travoy.  A new cargo trailer from the folks at Burley.  This trailer is much different than any trailer you may have seen so make sure to click through all the photos. The trailer is more all than wide, and utilizes different types [...]

Active Community Transportation Act

This was found in my email this morning from our local Safe Routes to School Coordinator, Dick Winters. Many of you may already know that 76,000 Americans have been hit by cars while walking or biking in their communities in the last 15 years.  That’s because most of America’s roads are designed for cars – [...]

National Bike Summit Roundup

Last week was the National Bike Summit in Washington D.C. .  Due to being in rainy Florida, I couldn’t attend.  I’ve tried to list the best round up from across the web that I could find for all of you that may not have been keeping up with minute by minute happenings. Round up across [...]

What’s Your Monthly Savings as a Bike Commuter?

As a bike commuter it has really cut down our family cost on every day things.  This morning while reading Treehugger.com they have a $$ saved article, and it got me thinking. How much as cyclist do we really save.  After all the the money spent on the gear, bikes, and extra food.  Do we [...]

Google Maps Now has Biking

Google Maps, my go to website for directions and maps, has now added “biking” for directions. Prior to this update you could only select car, public transit and walking for mode of travel.  Google would then calculate the best route, distance and time dependent on your mode of transportation. Quickly looking at my home town [...]